Iveco Defence Vehicles S.p.aBolzano (BZ)
The company is headquartered in Bolzano in Northern Italy, in the facility which was the original location of Lancia, a well regarded military vehicle manufacturer founded in 1937 which subsequently became part of the Iveco Group in 1975. Iveco Defence Vehicles boasts a dedicated organic research and development organisation, whilst also benefitting from access to Iveco’s corporate engineering resources. Alongside the Engineering Department and prototyping workshop, the Bolzano facility houses the manufacturing, marketing, and aftersales operations, whilst an additional factory, based in Vittorio Veneto, provides a centre of excellence for protection. Starting from 2012 the company adopts World Class Manufacturing (WCM), a programme aimed at achieving production process excellence through continuous improvements.